Just starting art classes are an introduction to representational drawing directed to the attention span and motor coordination of 4-1/2 to 6 year olds. Students are guided through a step-by-step drawing lesson of an object, animal, or character. The instruction also includes guidance about length, placement, distance between elements, and how the shapes interact with each other. Children master the ability to recognize the 5 Basic Elements of Shape and combine them to create a drawing.
Media used includes: Marker, Chalk Pastel, Oil Pastel and Water Color. Just stARTing & Clay Combo Classes also available.
Basic Drawing is an introduction to representational drawing geared to the attention span and motor coordination of a 6-9 year old. Students quickly learn to recognize the elements of shape and are introduced to various choices of how to interpret the lesson in their own creative rendering of the subject and background.
Media used includes: Marker, Chalk Pastel, Oil Pastel, Colored Pencil and Water Color.
Basic Monart Drawing & Clay Combo Class also available.
Students are provided the opportunity to begin to work more independently but also allowing for guided drawings for beginning students on an “as needed” basis. Students are introduced to creating more three dimensional and realistic art through the use of shading. perspective, and composition. As they begin mastering techniques and media, students will be encouraged to develop their own style and creative approach, with continued focus on visual training, planning and process.
Media used includes: Pencil, Chalk Pastel, Oil Pastel, Markers, Colored Pencil, and Water Color.
Drawing & Clay Combo Class also available.
Our Drawing and Clay Combo classes are the best of both worlds! Each week we alternate between drawing and clay. Students gain drawing skills as well as exposure to the 3 dimensionality of Clay start to finish. Student will learn to manipulate the clay using basic hand building foundations including pinch pot, slab, and coils to create unique works of art.
They experience the transformation of raw clay to its final stage being fired in the studio kiln.
The newest of our weekly art classes is geared toward teens and pre teens and focuses on the finer art forms. We will use a variety of media to create unique and one of a kind works of art. Students will have access to wide array of artistic tools and utilize them in new and interesting ways.
Art can have a major impact on teenage students, boosting self confidence and inspiring creativity in new ways, helping them think and see outside of the box. A fine art class is a great way to keep teens engaged and inspired.
Parker Art School homeschool classes are a great mid day break from the homeschool schedule that allows children to interact with other students while learning and creating fun works of art. Children master the ability to recognize the 5 Basic Elements of Shape and combine them to create a beautiful drawings.
Media used includes: Marker, Chalk Pastel, Oil Pastel and Water Color. Our homeschool classes alternate between drawing projects and clay projects bi weekly and students will experience a variety of themes and inspiration.
Our Watercolor intensive is for those students who want to learn the art of watercolor making, painting, and perfecting! Students will learn to manipulate your paint brush and use and adjust brush pressure and angles along with using a variety of different brushes for various techniques. We will learn methods for diluting and intensifying watercolors, creating layers and shadows/highlights, various tinting and color mixing, and how to gauge paint drying and blending.
This beginner and intermediate acrylic course is geared towards tweens/teens and adults and will focus on some of the more advanced techniques of acrylic painting on varying mediums. We will explore a variety of styles with our paintings and learn to create and perfect our own style of acrylic art. Students will be guided through each lesson and then given the flexibility to create with the skills they’ve learned. Class materials are all provided and include liquid acrylics, acrylic paint pens, metallic paints and pens, and more!
Parker Art school is thrilled to be the first to offer Pottery Wheel Classes to the community with our brand new throwing classes. Sessions are two hours long and each student will create two thrown pieces of their own. We offer a wide selection of glazes and paints to chose from to finish your art piece before firing.